Vehicle Damage Assessor

Posted 9 April by Clear Careers Easy Apply

Vehicle Damage Assessor

Newark

£24,000 - £27,000 OTE £30,000

We work in partnership with a leader in the Automotive field, for crash and accident repairs, and due to internal promotion, we now have a fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Estimator / Vehicle Damage assessor for the Newark, Nottinghamshire location.

With a very low staff turnover you will find our client to be a fantastic employer. They are also winners of numerous prestigious awards.

This job role is a VDA Estimator position and requires an experienced person.

Job Details: VDA / Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales
  • To identify the correct prescribed repair method
  • To prepare computerised and manual estimates and to accurately record these, maintaining up-to-date records of all estimates
  • To obtain from insurance companies authority to proceed with repair to a vehicle and to confirm the cost of the repair
  • To communicate effectively with customers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology
  • To ensure that any amendment to repair work is authorised by the insurance company
  • Once authorisation has been gained, to liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the prescribed repair method

Job Experience: The Successful VDA / Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor will have:

  • Experience in a busy accident repair centre would be a great advantage for the VDA role
  • ATA qualification or be a time served technician
  • NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3
  • Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment

Company benefits: VDA / Vehicle Damage Assessor

  • Workplace Pension
  • Leading training facilities
  • 30 Days holiday
  • Free Parking
  • ATA training if required

If you would like to be considered for the VDA / Vehicle Damage Assessor / Vehicle Estimator job role then please send your CV to Rochelle at Clear Careers

Required skills

  • Automotive
  • VDA
  • Estimator
  • Audatex
  • Vehicle damage assessor

Reference: 34857423

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